Sony has expanded its line of Cyber-shot cameras with the new DSC-TX20 Rugged Digital Camera. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 like most ruggedized camera comes equipped with military-grade certification which makes it waterproof up to 5 meters, shockproof up to 1.5m, freezeproof (up to 14F) and dustproof.
The TX20 comes in a stylish yet rugged device that is also ultra-slim, it features a 16.2 Megapixel BSI Exmor R CMOS sensor, a 4x optical zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens and the BIONZ image processor that combines with the sensor to deliver super fast up to 10fps, Anti Motion Blur, Hand-held Twilight and 1080i movie modes.
The ruggedized camera comes with Sony’s Clear Image Zoom technology that extends the zoom range up to 8 times, it has Optical SteadyShot image stabilization and it includes the Active mode for blur-free video recording. It has the ability to capture 12-megapixel still images and record Full HD 1080/60i videos at the same time, thanks to its Dual Record function.
The Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 comes with a 3-inch XtraFine LCD touchscreen and offers HDMI output. It supports MS Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards and will be released in May in the color options of orange, green, black, blue and pink colors for $329.00.